Criminology Program Presents Symposium on School Violence

by Public Relations | May 02, 2018

May 2, 2018

School Violence Symposium

Saint Vincent College Department of Criminology, Law and Society presented a symposium on school violence April 26 at the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent.

Dr. Sarah E. Daly, assistant professor of criminology, law and society at Saint Vincent College, and author of the forthcoming book, Everyday School Violence, discussed best practices for understanding and preventing school violence. She also presented early findings from her research on school employees’ attitudes toward school violence.

The program included breakout discussion groups, panels and activities to discuss other relevant issues such as intervention techniques, education and policy analysis. Topics addressed include schools’ liability for violence, developing school policy on violence and de-escalation and conflict resolution.

Other expert speakers included Charles W. Jelley, Esq.; Ned J. Nakles Jr., Esq.; William H. Kerr, Ed.D.; Joseph K. Mullen, M.S.W.; Dr. Eric Kocian; and Dr. Veronica Ent.

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PhotoLeft to right, Dr. Bruce Antkowiak; Morgan Murphy, senior criminology, law and society major; Dr. Eric Kocian; and Dr. Sarah Daly.

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